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As you know all new employees must be provided with a Fair Work Information Statement at or soon after they start working for you (include it in your welcome pack). The FWO has updated the Fair Work Information Statement. Click here for a copy.

A Full Federal Court decision handed down on 21 August 2019 confirmed the method of accruing and taking paid personal/carer’s leave under the National Employment Standards. The information in the Fair Work Information Statement has been updated to reflect this decision. An appeal of this decision will be heard by the High Court. In the meantime, the decision made on 21 August 2019 is the current state of the law and applies to affected employers and employees.

See article: Federal Court: What a difference a “day” makes.